**The
Parallel/Distributed Processing Group (PRADIP) was established at
U.N.B. since 1986 (earlier named as Supercomputers and Graphics
Group) to foster research, development and training in all the
aspects of the frontier technology of parallel and distributed
processing, including: **

__System Software__
- parallel programming languages, compilers, optimizes, object
oriented databases, and run-time support for vector computers,
multi-processors and distributed memory (message passing)
multicomputers.

__Artificial Neural
Networks and Learning Machines__ - industrial applications,
efficient mapping of neural networks on parallel architectures.

__Applications __-
applications of parallel/distributed computing to problems in
high-speed solutions of radiation transport, computer vision,
robotics, image processing, computer graphics and computational
physics.

__Parallel/Distributed
Numerical Algorithms __- Monte Carlo Methods, Eigenvalue Problems,
Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations, and Optimization.

__Parallel/Distributed
Processing Systems -__ Hardware development of parallel and
distributed processing machines. Design of application specific VLSI
for pattern recognition and linear algebra problems. Visualization -
Visualization of parallel/distributed computations and
systems.